Perfect for a holiday party, this lightly spiced sharp Cheddar spread is easy to make with just a little Champagne. Use white Cheddar cheese for an elegant appearance.
Makes 2 1/4 cups or 18 (2-tablespoon) servings.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Refrigerate: 2 hours
1 pound Cheddar cheese, cut into 1-inch chunks
4 ounces (1/2 package) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Champagne
1 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes
1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Nutmeg, Ground
1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Red Pepper, Ground
1. Place all ingredients in food processor; cover. Process until smooth. Spoon into serving bowl. Cover.
2. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Serve with assorted cut-up vegetables, crackers or French bread slices.
Fat: 11 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
Cholesterol: 33 mg
Sodium: 180 mg
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 6 g